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Volunteers are essential for the success of PMYC Athletic Programs

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at PMYC Sports !


Criminal Background Checks Required for All PMYC Coaches


On January 14th, 2004, The PMYC Board of Directors voted unanimously to require that all PMYC Coaches obtain and submit Youth Protection Clearances to PMYC.


Required Clearances : Pennsylvania Access to Criminal History and DHS Child Abuse History 

Proof of background check must be turned into the sport commissioner prior to first practice.

Pennsylvania Access to Criminal History

PA DHS ( Department of Human Services ) Child Abuse History

-There are no costs associated with obtaining these Clearances 

-Individuals refusing to meet these requirements will be immediately barred from any coaching position for PMYC.

-Individuals whose background check reveals convictions of any crime or against a minor may be barred from PMYC or from certain activities set forth by the Board of Directors.

-Individuals having a prior conviction will be reviewed by the PMYC Board prior to acceptance as a volunteer.

-Individuals who disagree with their criminal background check must contact the PA State Police.

-Individuals with appeals pending with the PA State Police are barred from PMYC until the appeals are resolved to the satisfaction of the PMYC’s Board of Directors.

-Please contact J.D Maloney (PMYC Administrator) with questions regarding Clearances.


Privacy: All information submitted per these requirements will be considered confidential between the individual and the Board of Directors. This information may be shared with the other local organization in the event that an individual is barred from PMYC.

Limitations and Parent Responsibilities: The State Police Criminal Record Check is a valuable tool for PMYC and similar organizations to use to help protect our children from dangerous people. These tools are not 100% fool proof, however, and there is no guarantee. It remains your responsibility as a parent to supervise your children, to get to know the people working with your children, and to sound an alarm if you are aware of anything that goes beyond what you think is appropriate. Please contact PMYC President Bruce McClelland with any concerns.

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